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Huddersfield

Translated by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Uglješa Šajtinac , Chris Thorpe ~playauthor~Translated by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2004

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (6), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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... turns up after ten years living in Huddersfield and it's the start of an evening where the sparks fly and the ketchup flows. A dark, painful and very funny play by Serbian writer Uglješa Šajtinac, in a version by Fringe First winner, Chris Thorpe, Huddersfield was part of the Northern Exposure season at the West Yorkshire Playhouse....

There has Possibly Been an Incident

Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

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...When life offers you a choice between heroism and compromise - what happens? Sometimes planes don’t land the way they’re supposed to. The people of a country have had enough of their leaders, but those leaders have to be replaced...

The Mysteries

Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2018

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Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Six plays, six places: Eskdale, Staindrop, Whitby, Boston, Stoke-on-Trent, Manchester. Chris Thorpe's cycle of six warm, witty new plays crosses Northern England, from a sheep farm in Eskdale via a tourist information centre...

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Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2018

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... that created Confirmation: written and performed by Chris Thorpe (Unlimited Theatre, Third Angel) developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin (The TEAM)....

Confirmation

Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2014

Oberon Modern Plays

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... First winning team: written and performed by Chris Thorpe (Unlimited Theatre, Third Angel), developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin (The TEAM)....

The Shape of the Pain

Written by

Chris Thorpe

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Rachel Bagshaw

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe , Rachel Bagshaw

Oberon Books, 2018

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Scenes: 23

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...One woman attempts to articulate her experience of physical pain. Pain with no apparent cause. Also, she's met someone, and they want to make this work. Words, light and an original sound score collide in a new piece from...

The Oh Fuck Moment

Written by

Hannah Walker

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Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Hannah Walker , Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

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Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Fucking up is the truest, funniest, most terrifying moment you can experience. Poet Hannah Jane Walker and theatre-maker Chris Thorpe examine the poetic guts of mistakes in a bundle of words and strip lighting....

Victory Condition

Written by

Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2017

Oberon Modern Plays

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Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...A thousand people are taking a sip of coffee within the city limits of Johannesburg, each unaware of the other doing it, each one necessarily thinking they are the only one. An attempt to get to grips with the fact...

I wish I was lonely

Written by

Hannah Walker

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Chris Thorpe

~playauthor~Written by~ Hannah Walker , Chris Thorpe

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

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Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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... what it means to participate in communication – or not. There are poems, there are stories and there is conversation. I Wish I Was Lonely sees Hannah Jane Walker and Chris Thorpe ask how much of ourselves we’ve...

Introduction: Living in The 1970s

Chris Megson

Chris Megson is Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has taught and published widely in the field of modern drama, and is editor of The Methuen Drama Book of Naturalist Plays. Other works include: Get Real: Documentary Theatre Past and Present (with Alison Forsyth, 2011), and Modern British Playwriting: The 70s: Voices, Documents, New Interpretations (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern British Playwriting: the 1970s : Voices, Documents, New Interpretations

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... is charged thousands of pounds in fines and costs. After the verdict, two socialist papers publish the poem in protest against censorship. In 1976, the leader of the Liberal Party, Jeremy Thorpe, becomes embroiled in the decade’s most...